"Brandrisksäsongen is unusually early in the year and the Authority for civil contingencies agency (MSB) calls on the public to be careful."
"It is always a problem when it fires, barbeques, or keep on with some kind of sparking business in an area where there is very high risk," says Marcus Årskog at MSB."
"With may day celebrations beginning on the time of year when the swedes bonfires and barbecues."
"– You should follow the advice, recommendations and eldningsförbud which municipalities issuing, recalls Marcus Årskog."
"According to the MSB, it is a little bit different this year compared to last year because the grass - and skogsbrandssäsongerna overlap with each other."
"In northern Götaland and parts of Svealand, it is continued dry. The last few days it has also been extremely high values on the skogsbrandsrisk, according to MSB."
"– Values are higher than normally seen for this time of year, and what is unusual this year is also to gräsbrandsrisken and skogsbrandsrisken have gone into each other. Normally, it is usually a couple weeks between gräsbrandsrisk and skogsbrandsrisk, " says Marcus Årskog."
"The last week, large fires have broken out in, among other things, Hässleholm municipality and the municipality of Motala which has required an intensive släckningsarbete. Many accommodations also had to be evacuated from their homes."
"SMHI has this week issued fire hazards in many parts of the country, especially in Götaland and parts of Svealand. According to the latest forecast see a comming out to take over parts of the Region but in the northern Region, it looks to remain dry and the risk of a forest fire."
"at the same time, it has issued eldningsförbud on several parts of the country. In the county of Blekinge and Jönköping county is the eldningsförbud for an indefinite period of time at the same time discourages municipalities in, among others, Skåne, Stockholm and Uppsala the public from fire."
"Several municipalities and regions have introduced eldningsförbud in the forest and the land. The decisions taken by the municipality or county and the information about which rules apply can be found on their website."
"Eldningsförbud means that it is forbidden to light fires outdoors in the woods or near the woods. However, it may be allowed to burn on the solid barbecue, but it is up to each person to find out what the rules are."
"A 30-odd planned valborgsbrasor is at risk in the county. The county administrative board decided on Monday if eldningsförbud in the whole county of Blekinge. In several scanian municipalities, but also in Östergötland and Jönköping county is the eldningsförbud. In for example Stockholm, Uppsala and Värmland county discourages you from burning."
"Source: TT, the provincial government"